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Test and Measurement
Test and Meaurement photo Net Revenue
 

Agilent’s test and measurement (T&M) business provides test, measurement and monitoring systems used in the design, development, manufacturing, operation or support of electronic and communications devices, systems and supplies. T&M also provides software for the design of high-frequency communications devices.

Key Products
Test solutions for wired and wireless communications equipment, including fiber-optic, broadband, radio-frequency and microwave; network service testing and monitoring; general-purpose instruments; automated test equipment for semiconductors and printed circuit boards; high-frequency electronic design tools; technical support and consultation services.

Customers
Communications network equipment manufacturers and service providers; electronic components and equipment makers and contract manufacturers; semiconductor manufacturers. Examples include ASE Test, AT&T, Ericsson, GE, Hitachi, Lucent, Nortel, Siemens and Solectron.

Strategy
Enable the explosive growth of the communications and electronics industries by providing our customers with test solutions that allow them to build the lowest-cost products with the highest quality and fastest time to market.

   
Semiconductor Products
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The semiconductor products business is a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for the connected world. Its focus is on providing high-performance optical, mixed-signal and digital integrated circuit products for networking, wireless, imaging and computing applications.

Key Products
Fiber-optic communications devices; ICs for high-speed local-area, metropolitan-area and storage-area networks; radio-frequency devices and ICs for mobile wireless handsets and infrastructure; application-specific ICs; CMOS image sensors for digital cameras and optical computer mice; infrared components; optoelectronic devices.

Customers
A broad array of original equipment manufacturers and contract manufacturers in the communications and computing industries, including Cisco, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Logitech, Motorola, Nokia and Nortel.

Strategy
Leverage world-class R&D, manufacturing and sales organizations to develop and commercialize the next generation of optical, IC, wireless and imaging technologies for the industry’s leading communications and computing equipment manufacturers. Speed time to market, enter into strategic partnerships to utilize and gain access to intellectual property and advanced manufacturing process technology.

   
Chemical Analysis and Life Sciences
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The chemical analysis and life sciences business provides instruments, systems and services that enable customers to identify, quantify, analyze and test the atomic, molecular, physical and/or biological properties of substances and products.

Key Products
Microarrays, bioanalyzers, bioinformatic software, gas and liquid chromatographs, mass spectrometry systems and related supplies and consumables, such as LabChips®, chromatograph columns, and analytical and biological reagents; technical services and customer support.

Customers
A broad range of customers in the bioscience and pharmaceutical, chemical and environmental industries, including Amgen, Browning-Ferris, Exxon, Merck, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Monsanto and Pfizer.

Strategy
Target high-growth opportunities in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical markets; enhance leadership position in current markets; bring new products and technologies to market faster; leverage strategic relationships and alliances.

   
Healthcare Solutions
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Agilent’s healthcare solutions business applies innovative technologies to the process of managing care and to saving lives in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, public facilities and consumers’ homes.

Key Products
Diagnostic cardiology devices; patient monitoring and ultrasound imaging systems; automatic external defibrillators; point-of-care diagnostic systems; related supplies; professional services and support.

Customers
Professionals and institutions in more than 100 countries, including hospitals, outpatient clinics and doctors’ offices as well as major corporations and public facilities. Examples include American Airlines, Cisco, General Growth Properties, General Motors, Hawaiian Electric Utility, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, the Mayo Foundation, Sun Microsystems and Tokyo General Hospital.

Strategy
Target high-growth opportunities in and out of the hospital with new cardiology and monitoring technologies and systems, Internet-based information management, point-of-care diagnostics and disease management solutions for use in patients’ homes.

   
Agilent Laboratories
    One of the world’s leading industrial research centers, Agilent Laboratories creates technological innovations that drive growth and profitability for Agilent. Based in Palo Alto, California, Agilent Labs draws on the talents of more than 425 researchers and support staff around the world. Its research staff is tightly aligned with the R&D teams of our businesses. Agilent Labs is a key contributor to the company’s new-business-generation effort.
   
    *On November 17, 2000, Agilent announced an agreement under which Philips will acquire the healthcare solutions business, subject to customary regulatory approvals and other closing conditions.
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